Mr. Flanagan plans and directs all aspects of Brandon-COPsync’s national sales initiatives, analyzes business opportunities, conducts financial feasibility studies and develops proposals to increase national sales.
Mr. Flanagan excels in building and leveraging relationships built on trust and integrity. He has created an expansive network with partners, customers, colleagues and the media. Mr. Flanagan brings to the firm a combination of skillsets that include identifying and strategically assessing an opportunity to create long term value and then executing on a path to pursue that value.
Mr. Flanagan manages the firms interplay between strategy, sales and relationship management for the company’s growth path. In 2014, he identified, facilitated and managed the first statewide implementation of a real-time school safety threat alert and notification system. Mr. Flanagan created a national state model for school safety.
In September 2015 Mr. Flanagan was appointed by Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker to serve on the Commission on Medicolegal Investigation. Mr. Flanagan will serve with the Massachusetts Attorney General, Secretary Bennett, Executive Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security as well as other medical and law enforcement leaders.
Mr. Flanagan is a sworn Essex County Deputy Sheriff (non-active) and an industry expert (“IE”) on school safety. Mr. Flanagan holds an advanced certificate of training from the Alice Training Institute.
Mr. Flanagan was a highly recruited D-1 college football player who played both offense and defense at the University at Buffalo under Turner Gill and completed his career at UMASS Amherst as the team’s 2010 Vic Fusia Award Recipient on Defense as a Defensive Tackle. Mr. Flanagan’s football career was highlighted by outstanding games against Michigan, Penn State, Rutgers and Kansas State.
Mr. Flanagan presently serves on the Advisory Board of Protect Mass Children, an advocacy group for children against sexual and physical abuse. Mr. Flanagan holds a B.A. in Political Science and a concentration in Southern European Studies from UMass Amherst.